Interpreting diagnostic test accuracy studies.


A central phase in the evaluation of a medical test is the assessment of its diagnostic accuracy: the degree to which the test results correspond to those of the clinical reference standard. There are several methods by which the results of diagnostic accuracy studies can be summarized, reported, and interpreted. Here we provide an overview and a critical… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.seminhematol.2008.04.001